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  • MVC with Rollover On Monday April 21st, at aproximately 9:53pm Aetna was alerted for an MVC w/ Rollover at New London Road and Country Club Drive. R-8, 9-5, 10-5, Aetna EMS units and New Castle County Paramedics made the response. 9-5 arrived first to find a two car accident with one vehicle rolled over, with R-8 arriving shortly thereafter. Crews stabilized the overturned vehicle and the patient inside self-extricated and was assessed by the crew from A-9. Units were then​​ cleared and the scene was turned over to NPD.Story and Photos By: Capt. Adams
    Posted Apr 22, 2014, 6:02 AM by Jeffrey Sands, Captain 7
  • Garage Fire At 11:30pm on 4/20/2014, Aetna, along with Cecil County Stations 3, 13, and 14 were dispatched to 990 Dixie Line Road for a garage fire.  Safety 9 (Klima) arrived on scene and found an approx. 50'x75' detached commercial garage with fire through the roof.  He requested an additional engine company and a tanker adding Engine 6-6 from the Christiana Fire Company to the response.  10-5 arrived on scene and laid a supply line from the hydrant putting several master streams in service.  Units operated on scene for several hours and extensive overhaul was required due to hoarding-like conditions inside the structure.Units on scene: Safety 9 (Klima), 9-8B (Cavanaugh), 10-5, 9 ...
    Posted Apr 21, 2014, 9:57 AM by Jeffrey Sands, Captain 7
  • Residential Fire in Sycamore Gardens On Friday April 19 at approximately 2351, Stations 7,8,9,10 Engine & Rescue 21, Engine 14, Engine and Ladder 12 and Station 30 for the RIT assignment were dispatched to a residential fire in the 400 block of Hudson Drive. NCC fireboard relayed they believed it would be a working fire based on caller statements. This added UD-1, Medic 3 and ALS28 to the dispatch. At approximately 2357 ALS 28 arrived on scene and reported fire showing from the second floor of the residence. Engine 95 took the first hydrant at Darwin Drive & Brewster Drive. Deputy 8 arrived on scene and establish command. SQRT 7 took the second hydrant from Medill and Darwin Drive. Units worked for approximately ...
    Posted Apr 19, 2014, 7:10 AM by Charles Mitchell
  • CPR Class Hosts Survivor Aetna Hose, Hook & Ladder recently had the honor of teaching CPR to an individual that Aetna’s EMTs had helped resuscitate only a year earlier.  During the morning of January 19, 2013, Dr. Arild Hestvik, a University of Delaware professor, suffered sudden cardiac arrest in his home.  His wife Mutsuko Sato, also a UD faculty member, called 911 and performed bystander CPR until the arrival of emergency services.  Two Aetna ambulances, a NCC Paramedic unit and NCC Paramedic supervisor responded.  After almost half an hour of resuscitation efforts, crews were able to restore Dr. Hestvik’s pulse.  Aetna transported Dr. Hestvik to Christiana Hospital where he was treated and eventually discharged neurologically intact.  The successful outcome underscores that early activation ...
    Posted Apr 18, 2014, 7:13 PM by Charles Mitchell
  • Drummond Hill Apartment Fire On Sunday March 30 at approximately 0220, Aetna and mutual aid units were alerted to a multi-residential fire at the Drummond Hill Apartments. While units were en-route NCC fireboard advised that they were receiving multiple calls reporting a fire.Units arrived to find heavy smoke throughout the building and discovered a fire on the second floor.  Crews searched the building where the fire was located as well as the adjacent building and rescued one dog (the dog suffered no injuries).  The occupant of the fire apartment was transported to the hospital by UD1 (University of Delaware Emergency Care Unit).  Crews extinguished the fire and units remained on scene until the Red Cross arrived to assist residents.Thank you ...
    Posted Apr 8, 2014, 11:27 AM by Charles Mitchell
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